the motor will not be stalled for long periods.
RedLine Motor with Pinion: This variation of the
RedLine comes with a 12-tooth 32 DP pinion already
pressed on. This reduces the risk of damaging the motor
during pinion installation. Pinion gears are sold separately.
Vent Plate Spacer: This product is designed to be
placed between a 775 motor or 550 motor and the
mount plate of a gearbox. It allows air to enter from the
side and pass through the motor via the vent holes in the
face of the motor.
Allowing this airflow typically requires machine time
and customization of gearboxes. This simple lightweight
spacer is an ideal solution for motor preservation.
BaneBots Planetary Gearboxes: Lightweight, strong,
and reliable, the 57 Sport and CIM Sport are the latest
innovation in high performance planetary gearboxes from
BaneBots and AndyMark.
The cold formed steel gears inside these gearboxes
are a 0.7 module tooth profile which is 40% larger than
the majority of planetary gearbox gears previously used
on competition robots.
The gears are larger, but the housing's size has been
optimized to not use any unnecessary material.
This means you get more reliability without sacrificing
This housing is also one solid piece of aluminum,
ensuring that there is no possibility for misalignment of
the stages during assembly or use.
DeCIMate: This gearbox comes with two AndyMark
RedLine motors, providing an output geometry and weight
similar to the popular CIM motor, but with almost twice
Use this anywhere you would utilize a CIM with its
identical output shaft and mounting geometry.
PG Gearmotors: This is the popular PG188 and PG71
series of gearmotors available now with 1/2” or 3/8” hex
These planetary gearboxes are designed to attach
directly to hex parts such as wheels, sprockets, and gears.
4” Performance Wheels: These popular 4” wheels
have gone through a design modification to be as solid as
ever. Made from extrusions, the new 4” performance
wheels are now available in 1/2” hex bore and 1.125
bearing bore versions.
6” SR Mecanum Wheels: AndyMark has offered
Mecanum wheels for years, but with customer feedback
and a desire to make the best Mecanum wheel offered,
they have re-vamped the 6” Mecanum wheel product line.
The 6” SR Mecanum wheels provide a smooth ride
for competitive and education robots.
Single Roller Chain Sprockets, 3/8 and 1/2 Hex:
These are new 18 and 24 tooth sprocket options for use
with motors and gearboxes.
AFFORDABLE TESTBED WITH
BLADE AND RASP PI
BitScope Designs — developer of BitScope Blade: an infrastructure platform for Raspberry Pi available
globally via element14 — has built a large Raspberry Pi
cluster for a pilot conceived at Los Alamos National
The 750 node cluster, comprising five rack-mount
Modules — each
with 150 x 64-bit
ARM boards and
switches — is the
first step in a
program run by
the New Mexico
Universities that is led by LANL.
With up to 3,000 cores working together, the cluster
gives developers and researchers exclusive time on an
inexpensive but highly parallelized platform for test and
validation of scalable system software technologies.
Gary Grider, leader of the High Performance
Computing Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory
and home of the Trinity supercomputer said: “It’s not like
you can keep a petascale machine around for R&D work
in scalable systems software. The Raspberry Pi modules let
developers figure out how to write this software and get it
to work reliably without having a dedicated testbed of the
same size, which would cost a quarter billion dollars and
Looking around for a solution to the challenges facing
HPC Systems Software developers, Grider said, he
“suddenly realized the Raspberry Pi was an inexpensive
computer using two to three watts that you could use to
build a several-thousand-node system large enough to
provide a low-cost/low-power testbed to enable this
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